Flood Warning Info - River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge

Area Description

River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Severe Flood Warning issued on 28 Feb 2020 08:13
River Severn
The flood barriers at The River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge have been compromised and cannot prevent flooding of properties. Your safety, home and possessions are at risk. Act now. This message contains gauge information for Buildwas: at 8am today, Friday 28/02/20, the level at the Buildwas Gauge was 5.18m and falling. A peak level of 6.79m occurred at 9am Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. We continue to be on site, and are working with partners to minimise flood risk and to assess the condition of the barriers and the road. This will inform us of what action we need to take to reduce flood risk in this location. We will provide further updates on our progress. This message will be updated by 1pm today, Friday 28/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 28 Feb 2020 04:23
River Severn
The flood barriers at The River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge have been compromised and cannot prevent flooding of properties. Your safety, home and possessions are at risk. Act now. This message contains gauge information for Buildwas: at 4am today, Friday 28/02/20, the level at the Buildwas Gauge was 5.34m and falling. A peak level of 6.79m occurred at 9am Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. We continue to be on site, and are working with partners to minimise flood risk and to assess the condition of the barriers and the road. This will inform us of what action we need to take to reduce flood risk in this location. We will provide further updates on our progress. This message will be updated by 9am today, Friday 28/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 28 Feb 2020 01:45
River Severn
The flood barriers at The River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge have been compromised and cannot prevent flooding of properties. Your safety, home and possessions are at risk. Act now. This message contains gauge information for Buildwas: at 1am today, Friday 28/02/20, the level at the Buildwas Gauge was 5.48m and falling. A peak level of 6.79m occurred at 9am Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. We continue to be on site, and are working with partners to minimise flood risk and to assess the condition of the barriers and the road. This will inform us of what action we need to take to reduce flood risk in this location. We will provide further updates on our progress. This message will be updated by 5am today, Friday 28/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 27 Feb 2020 21:40
River Severn
The flood barriers at The River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge have been compromised and cannot prevent flooding of properties. Your safety, home and possessions are at risk. Act now. This message contains gauge information for Buildwas: at 9:30pm today, 27/02/20; the level at the Buildwas Gauge was 5.64m and falling. A peak level of 6.79m occurred at 9am Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. We continue to be on site and are working with partners to minimise flood risk and to assess the barriers condition and that of the road. This will inform us of what action we need to take to reduce flood risk in this location, we will provide further updates on our progress. This message will be updated by 2am, tomorrow, Friday, 28/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 27 Feb 2020 18:05
River Severn
The flood barriers at The River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge have been compromised and cannot prevent flooding of properties. Your safety, home and possessions are at risk. Act now. This message contains gauge information for Buildwas: at 6pm today, 27/02/20; the level at the Buildwas Gauge was 5.82m and falling. A peak level of 6.79m occurred at 9am Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. We continue to be on site and are working with partners to minimise flood risk and to assess the barriers condition and that of the road. This will inform us of what action we need to take to reduce flood risk in this location, we will provide further updates on our progress. This message will be updated by 10pm, today, Thursday, 27/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 27 Feb 2020 13:41
River Severn
The flood barriers at The River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge have been compromised and cannot prevent flooding of properties. Your safety, home and possessions are at risk. Act now. This message contains gauge information for Buildwas: at 1:00pm today, 27/02/20; the level at the Buildwas Gauge was 6.03m and falling. A peak level of 6.79m occurred at 9am Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. We continue to be on site and are working with partners to minimise flood risk, and to assess the barriers condition and that of the road. This will inform us of what action we need to take to reduce flood risk in this location, we will provide further updates on our progress. This message will be updated by 6pm, today, Thursday, 27/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 27 Feb 2020 10:30
River Severn
The flood barriers at The River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge have been compromised and cannot prevent flooding of properties. Your safety, home and possessions are at risk. Act now. This message contains gauge information for Buildwas: at 9:30am today, Thursday, 27/02/20; the level at the Buildwas Gauge was 6.19m and falling. A peak level of 6.79m occurred at 9am Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. This message will be updated by 2pm, today, Thursday, 27/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 27 Feb 2020 01:57
River Severn
The flood barriers at The River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge have been compromised and cannot prevent flooding of properties. Your safety, home and possessions are at risk. Act now. This message contains gauge information for Buildwas: at 1am today, 27/02/20; the level at the Buildwas Gauge was 6.50m and falling slowly. A peak level of 6.79m occurred at 9am Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. It is possible that depths of flood water along the Wharfage could get to 1.8m deep. This message will be updated by 10am Thursday, 27/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 21:12
River Severn
The flood barriers at The River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge have been compromised and cannot prevent flooding of properties. Your safety, home and possessions are at risk. Act now. This message contains gauge information for Buildwas: at 8pm today; the level at the Buildwas Gauge was 6.64 metres and falling slowly. A peak level of 6.8 metres occurred at 6am wednesday morning 26 February 2020. It is possible that depths of flood water along the Wharfage could get to 1.8 metres deep. This message will be updated by 2am tomorrow, 27/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 17:52
River Severn
The flood barriers at The River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge have been compromised and cannot prevent flooding of properties. Your safety, home and possessions are at risk. Act now. This message will be updated by 10:00 pm today or if the situation changes. This message contains gauge information for Buildwas At 5 pm today; the level at the Buildwas Gauge was 6.7 metres and falling slowly. A peak level of 6.8 metres occurred at 6am am Wednesday morning 26 February 2020. It is possible that depths of flood water along the Wharfage could get to 1.8 metres deep.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 14:03
River Severn
The flood barriers at The River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge have been compromised and cannot prevent flooding of properties. Your safety, home and possessions are at risk. Act now. This message will be updated by 6:00 pm today or if the situation changes. This message contains gauge information for Buildwas At 13:30 pm today; the level at the Buildwas Gauge was 6.76 metres and falling slowly. A peak level of 6.8 metres occurred at 6am am Wednesday morning 26 February 2020. It is possible that depths of flood water along the Wharfage could get to 1.8 metres deep.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 11:56
River Severn
The flood barriers at The River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge have been compromised and cannot prevent flooding of properties. Your safety, home and possessions are at risk. Act now. This message will be updated by 2:00 pm today or if the situation changes. This message contains gauge information for Buildwas At 11:30 am today; the level at the Buildwas Gauge was 6.78 metres and falling slowly. A peak level of 6.8 metres occurred at 6am am Tuesday morning 26 February 2020. It is possible that depths of flood water along the Wharfage could get to 1.8 metres deep.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 11:08
River Severn
This Severe Warning remains in force because there is a threat to human life. Due to forecast river levels & ground conditions there is the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to overtop. Flooding of property and roads along the Wharfage in Ironbridge is possible. River levels peaked at the Buildwas river gauge at 6.8m, this morning, 26/02/20. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, so we expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services regarding the temporary flood barriers at Ironbridge. Please move possessions & valuables to safety & have a bag ready with vital items like medicines & insurance documents. Please follow advice from emergency services & call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 2pm on Wednesday 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 02:37
River Severn
This Severe Warning remains in force because there is a threat to human life. Due to forecast river levels & ground conditions there is the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to overtop. Flooding of property and roads along the Wharfage in Ironbridge is possible. River levels are forecast to rise at the Buildwas river gauge to between 6.75m to 6.85 m, early Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, so we expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services regarding the temporary flood barriers at Ironbridge. Please move possessions & valuables to safety & have a bag ready with vital items like medicines & insurance documents. Please follow advice from emergency services & call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 1pm on Wednesday 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 19:05
River Severn
This Severe Warning remains in force because there is a threat to human life. Due to forecast river levels & ground conditions there is the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to overtop. Flooding of property and roads along the Wharfage in Ironbridge is possible. River levels are forecast to rise at the Buildwas river gauge to between 6.7m to 7.0m, overnight, Tuesday, 25/02/20 into Wednesday, 26/02/20. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, so we expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services regarding the temporary flood barriers at Ironbridge. Please move possessions & valuables to safety & have a bag ready with vital items like medicines & insurance documents. Please follow advice from emergency services & call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 3am on Wednesday 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 11:10
River Severn
This Severe Warning has been issued because there is a threat to human life. Due to forecast river levels and ground conditions there is the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to overtop. Flooding of property and roads along the Wharfage in Ironbridge is possible. River levels are forecast to rise at the Buildwas river gauge to between 6.7m to 6.9m overnight tonight Tuesday 25/02/20, into Wednesday. We expect river levels to remain high over the rest of the week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services regarding the temporary flood barriers at Ironbridge. Please move possessions and valuables to safety and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. Please follow advice from emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 7pm on 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 04:01
River Severn
This Severe Warning has been issued because there is a threat to human life. Due to forecast river levels and ground conditions there is the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to overtop. Flooding of property and roads along the Wharfage in Ironbridge is possible. River levels are forecast to rise at the Buildwas river gauge to between 6.7m to 7.0m overnight Tuesday 25/02/20 into Wednesday. We expect river levels to remain high over the rest of the week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services regarding the temporary flood barriers at Ironbridge. Please move possessions and valuables to safety and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. Please follow advice from emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 11am on 25/02/20, or as the situation changes. .


Severe Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 20:23
River Severn
This Severe Warning has been issued because there is a threat to human life. Due to forecast river levels and ground conditions there is the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to overtop. Flooding of property and roads along the Wharfage in Ironbridge is possible. River levels are forecast to rise at the Buildwas river gauge to between 6.7m to 7.0m overnight Tuesday 25/02/20 into Wednesday. We expect river levels to remain high over the rest of the week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services regarding the temporary flood barriers at Ironbridge. Please move possessions and valuables to safety and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. Please follow advice from emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 4am on 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 12:54
River Severn
This Severe Warning has been issued because there is a threat to human life. River levels are forecast to rise at the Buildwas river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding (of property) is expected. Flooding will affecting properties on the Wharfage, Ironbridge due to overtopping of temporary defences. Predicted Peak at Buildwas 6.7m to 7.0m tomorrow evening Tuesday 25/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high over the rest of the week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services regarding the temporary flood barriers at Ironbridge. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 8pm on 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 15:56
River Severn
A Severe Flood Warning Remains in force. Due to current river levels and ground conditions there remains the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to become ineffective. River levels have peaked at the Buildwas river gauge at 6.52m on Tuesday evening, 18/02/20. Consequently flooding of property and roads adjacent to the Wharfage, Ironbridge is ongoing. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation and staff remain on site managing the barriers on The Wharfage. We continue to liaise with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 8pm, Thursday 20/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 11:54
River Severn
A Severe Flood Warning Remains in force. Due to current river levels and ground conditions there remains the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to become ineffective. River levels have peaked at the Buildwas river gauge at 6.52m on Tuesday evening, 18/02/20. Consequently flooding of property and roads adjacent to the Wharfage, Ironbridge is ongoing. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation and staff remain on site managing the barriers on The Wharfage. We continue to liaise with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 4pm, Thursday 20/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 07:45
River Severn
A Severe Flood Warning Remains in force. Due to current river levels and ground conditions there remains the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to become ineffective. River levels have peaked at the Buildwas river gauge at 6.52m on Tuesday evening, 18/02/20. Consequently flooding of property and roads adjacent to the Wharfage, Ironbridge is ongoing. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation and staff remain on site managing the barriers on The Wharfage. We continue to liaise with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by midday today, Thursday 20/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 03:46
River Severn
A Severe Flood Warning Remains in force. Due to current river levels and ground conditions there remains the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to become ineffective. River levels have peaked at the Buildwas river gauge at 6.52m on Tuesday evening, 18/02/20. Consequently flooding of property and roads adjacent to the Wharfage, Ironbridge is ongoing. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation and staff remain on site managing the barriers on The Wharfage. We continue to liaise with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 8am, Thursday 20/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 23:32
River Severn
A Severe Flood Warning Remains in force. Due to current river levels and ground conditions there remains the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to become ineffective. River levels have peaked at the Buildwas river gauge at 6.52m on Tuesday evening, 18/02/20. Consequently flooding of property and roads adjacent to the Wharfage, Ironbridge is ongoing. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation and staff remain on site managing the barriers on The Wharfage. We continue to liaise with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 4am, Thursday 20/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 19:57
River Severn
A Severe Flood Warning Remains in force. Due to current river levels and ground conditions there remains the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to become ineffective. River levels have peaked at the Buildwas river gauge at 6.52m on Tuesday evening, 18/02/20. Consequently flooding of property and roads adjacent to the Wharfage, Ironbridge is ongoing. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation and staff remain on site managing the barriers on The Wharfage. We continue to liaise with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by midnight tonight, Wednesday 19/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 16:00
River Severn
A Severe Flood Warning Remains in force. Due to current river levels and ground conditions there remains the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to become ineffective. River levels have peaked at the Buildwas river gauge at 6.52m on Tuesday evening, 18/02/20. Consequently flooding of property and roads adjacent to the Wharfage, Ironbridge is ongoing. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation and staff remain on site managing the barriers on The Wharfage. We continue to liaise with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 8pm on Wednesday 19/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 11:52
River Severn
A Severe Flood Warning Remains in force. Due to current river levels and ground conditions there remains the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to become ineffective. River levels have peaked at the Buildwas river gauge at 6.52m on Tuesday evening, 18/02/20. Consequently flooding of property and roads adjacent to the Wharfage, Ironbridge is ongoing. Scattered showers are expected today with further prolonged rainfall forecast this afternoon and overnight 19/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and staff remain on site managing the barriers on The Wharfage. We continue to liaise with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger. We expect river levels to remain high for several days. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 4pm on Wednesday 19/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 08:12
River Severn
A Severe Flood Warning Remains in force. Due to current river levels and ground conditions there remains the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to become ineffective. River levels have peaked at the Buildwas river gauge at 6.52m on Tuesday evening, 18/02/20. Consequently flooding of property and roads adjacent to the Wharfage, Ironbridge is ongoing. Scattered showers are expected this morning with further prolonged rainfall forecast this afternoon and overnight. 19/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and staff remain on site managing the barriers on The Wharfage. We continue to liaise with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables to safety and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. Please follow advice from emergency services. This message will be updated by 12pm on Wednesday 19/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 00:08
River Severn
A Severe Flood Warning Remains in force. Due to current river levels and ground conditions there remains the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to become ineffective. River levels have peaked at the Buildwas river gauge at 6.52m on Tuesday evening, 18/02/20. Consequently flooding of property and roads adjacent to the Wharfage, Ironbridge is ongoing. Showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from, 19/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and staff remain on site managing the barriers on The Whatfage. We continue to liaise with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables to safety and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. Please follow advice from emergency services. This message will be updated by 9am on Wednesday 19/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 20:17
River Severn
Due to current river levels & ground conditions there is now the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to become ineffective. Flood water may overtop the Ironbridge temporary barrier on the current forecast. Consequently, flooding of property & roads along the Wharfage in Ironbridge is potentially imminent. River levels have risen at the Buildwas gauge & are peaking now, Tuesday evening 18/02/20, the predicted peak level is between 6.5 & 6.55m. Consequently flooding of property & roads adjacent to the Wharfage, Ironbridge is expected. Further prolonged rainfall is forecast from, 19/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions & valuables to safety & have a bag ready with vital items like medicines & insurance documents. Please follow advice from emergency services. This message will be updated by 1am, 19/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 16:16
River Severn
Due to current river levels and ground conditions there is now the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to become ineffective. Flood water may overtop the Ironbridge temporary barrier on the current forecast. Consequently, flooding of property and roads along the Wharfage in Ironbridge is potentially imminent. River levels are forecast to rise at the Buildwas river gauge to between 6.5 and 6.6m from Tuesday afternoon, 18/02/20. Consequently flooding of property and roads adjacent to the Wharfage, Ironbridge is expected. Showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from, 19/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables to safety and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. Please follow advice from emergency services. This message will be updated by 8pm, 18/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 12:25
River Severn
Due to current river levels and ground conditions there is now the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to become ineffective. Flood water may overtop the Ironbridge temporary barrier on the current forecast. Consequently, flooding of property and roads along the Wharfage in Ironbridge is potentially imminent. River levels are forecast to rise at the Buildwas river gauge to between 6.5 and 6.7m from Tuesday afternoon, 18/02/20. Consequently flooding of property and roads adjacent to the Wharfage, Ironbridge is expected. Showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from 19/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services.Please move possessions and valuables to safety and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. Please follow advice from emergency services.This message will be updated by 4pm, 18/02/20 or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 09:15
River Severn
Due to current river levels and ground conditions there is now the potential for the Ironbridge barrier to become ineffective. Flood water may overtop the Ironbridge temporary barrier on the current forecast. Consequently, flooding of property and roads along the Wharfage in Ironbridge is potentially imminent. River levels are forecast to rise at the Buildwas river gauge to between 6.5 and 6.7m from Tuesday afternoon, 18/02/20. Consequently flooding of property and roads adjacent to the Wharfage, Ironbridge is expected. Showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from 19/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services.Please move possessions and valuables to safety and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. Please follow advice from emergency services.This message will be updated by midday, 18/02/20 or if the situation changes.